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Fred Andrews with The Steel Spirit founder Barbara Brown.
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Veteran’s poem recalls liberation of Europe

November 17, 2020 at 12:43 pm

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer There are two things that help Second World War veteran Fred Andrews remember his military service: a carefully preserved poppy and the poetry he wrote. The 99-year-old is one of a dwindling population of veterans from that war. His caregivers at Roberta Place Retirement Lodge long-term care facility in Barrie, ON, say his memory is fading. His poetry helps him remember, says Anita Crane, his Life Enrichment Coordinator. She is helpingRead More